When It Happens Again – Will You Be Prepared?
Monday, June 3, 2013
The world’s weather is in turmoil.
Odd, dangerous, and deadly weather is in the news everyday it seems. When the weather is consistently severe the food supply becomes tighter. Dangerous weather makes it difficult to successfully grow and harvest food crops. If you are a farmer you know this all too well. If you are not a farmer you see the reality of it in the grocery store.
Food prices are higher. The cost of food, noticeably beef, has been on the steady increase for some time. Drought, late frost, hurricanes, monsoons, and tornadoes are all impacting your ability to buy food.
Is war with China and Russia on the horizon?
The United States has been at war in the Middle East for more than a decade. Those wars are wearing thin on the East.
The US is unhappy with China’s military ambition. China questions US intentions in Asia. The United States’ ongoing shift from the Atlantic to the Pacific reflects the concern felt by the powerful that China’s enormous influence must be countered. History shows that the US likes to respond to problems militarily rather than diplomatically.
America and Europe make no attempt to hide their desire to see Assad overthrown in Syria. But those pesky Russians keep getting in the way. They have repeatedly blocked efforts in the UN to punish Syria. Now the Russians have sent advanced anti aircraft missiles to Syria to help them defend against the kind of attacks the West launched against Libya. The Russians are even sending MIG fighters to Syria. The US and Europe are less than pleased.
Will the tension between the United States, Russia, and China lead to war? Some say World War III has already begun.
You are not worth as much as you were.
According to a recent article Americans have lost 55% of their wealth since the beginning of the recession. The economy is in shambles. Low wages, a glaring lack of available full time work, and the ongoing recession make life miserable for the10.4 million Americans who live in poverty. If you are waiting for things to get better you should know that investor and author Jim Rogers is predicting global depression. Rogers has a history of getting it right.
What are you doing to protect your family?